Epoxy coatings prevent degradation and maintain appearance
Epoxy coatings are applied to concrete surfaces to prevent degradation, to maintain appearance and to preserve purity of product contained within a concrete structure.
Epoxy-Flooring for concrete surfaces
Epoxy coatings are applied to concrete surfaces to prevent degradation, to maintain appearance and to preserve purity of product contained within a concrete structure. Epoxy (type EP) offers excellent resistance to moisture and solvents. Epoxy is usually available as a two-component thermosetting mixture. Epoxy is fairly easy to apply, but is nearly impossible to remove without damaging components.
Epoxy is a polymer material that begins life as a liquid
and is converted to solid polymer by a chemical reaction. An epoxy based polymer is mechanically strong, chemically resistant to degradation of the chemical elements in the solid form and highly adhesive during conversion from liquid to solid. There are a wide range of basic epoxy chemicals from which an epoxy system can be formulated.
Epoxy are known for their excellent adhesion, chemical and heat resistance, good to excellent mechanical properties and very good electrical insulating properties. Almost any property can be modified.
It also has a high resistance to chemicals such as gasoline, salt, grease, oil and solvents.
Some advantages of Epoxy floors
Protects concrete from wear, chemical corrosion and chemical deterioration.
Reduces wear to transport vehicles and reduces time spent on maintenance.
Provides faster material movement through working and transport areas and protect products from damage.
Reduces floor maintenance and cleaning costs, producing a cleaner work environment and decreases injuries with non-slip surfaces.
Increases light reflectivity and brightens work areas which saves on utility expenses and maximizes work efficiencies.
Why to choose Epoxy Floors?
There are many reasons why to go for epoxy flooring, as being seamless in nature, hygienic properties, slip resistance etc.
Impact Resistance: Epoxy floors are generally used in areas of industry where goods are handled in specific spaces, such as production lines, warehouses, loading bays, and where compressive loads are generated by the movement of goods on trucks, pallets etc.
Slip Resistance: Pedestrian traffic areas require varying degrees of slip resistance dependent on whether the environment is wet or dry.
Fire Resistance: Fire escape routes, explosive production and storage areas underground car park decks.
Hygiene: Pharmaceutical, Automotive, food, beverage, chemical and electronics industries have very demanding sanitary requirements. These industries often need totally dust free and easily cleanable floors, without cracks or angled Corners.
Chemical Resistant: Epoxy floor coverings provide an impermeable seal to protect floor from chemical attack.